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$40 Million in ETP Job Training Funds
Job training programs launched in California to assist with economic downturn retraining to meet health, green tech and biotech industry development.
$40 million in California job training funds are aimed at helping workers gain new skills and keep California businesses competitive during the current economic downturn. The funds are available through the Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA).
CGS Training Directory
Review the green and sustainable training courses and resources available to our readers. Check back often, new green job/career training courses are added frequently. TRAINING CATALOG
"We are making these job training funds available during a difficult time in our economy," said Governor Schwarzenegger. "This funding will allow thousands of California workers to receive training to help them keep their jobs or find new employment - and we are happy to be extending additional assistance to our men and women in the armed forces."
Employment Training Panel to prepare 20,000 Workers for Health, Green Tech and Biotech
The Employment Training Panel is expected to approve $28.7 million in funding on October 17. These funds will help 101 businesses and training programs prepare 20,000 workers for quality jobs in expanding industries such as health care, green technology and biotechnology.
Employment Development Department (EDD) for CA Veterans
Additionally, the Employment Development Department (EDD) will be soliciting proposals for $12 million in job training services for California veterans, with focus placed on using Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding to train veterans who have recently returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. Proposals for WIA-funded programs serving veterans are due to the EDD no later than October 24, with job training starting in December.
Edited by Carolyn Allen